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Overview
Overview

Nicholas P. Lanzatella is a registered patent attorney practicing intellectual property law with an emphasis on chemical engineering, materials science, and organic chemistry.  His areas of expertise include adhesives and resins, agricultural chemistry, chemical processing, cosmetics, drug delivery systems, energy technologies (e.g., batteries, fuel cells, biofuels, solar energy, petroleum extraction and refining), films and membranes, food chemistry, medical devices, materials science, nanotechnology, silicon chemistry, paints, plastics, polymer science, protective coatings, and soaps.

Nicholas received his B.S. in chemical engineering (2000) and his M.S. in organic chemistry (2002) from the University of Minnesota, his law degree (J.D., 2005) from William Mitchell College of Law, and his Ph.D. in organic chemistry (2009) from the University of Minnesota with Prof. Wayland E. Noland. After receiving his Ph.D., he worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Minnesota before joining the firm. Dr. Lanzatella is an author of several peer reviewed scientific publications, and his professional association memberships include the American Chemical Society (ACS), the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), and the Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA). He is licensed to practice in Minnesota.

In his free time Nicholas enjoys spending time with his three children, playing piano, running, biking, hiking, reading, crossword puzzles, and juggling.

Education
Education

William Mitchell College of Law
St. Paul, MN, J.D.

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, Ph.D., M.S.
Major: Organic Chemistry

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, B.S.
Major: Chemical Engineering

Bar Admissions / Associations
Bar Admissions / Associations
Bar Admissions
Minnesota

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Associations
American Bar Association
Minnesota Bar Association
American Chemical Society
American Intellectual Property Law Association
Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
Representative Patents
Representative Patents
U.S. Patent No. 9,023,964

Conjugated Polymer And Semiconductor Devices Including The Same

U.S. Patent No. 9,011,805

Carbon Nanocomposite Sorbent And Methods Of Using The Same For Separation Of One Or More Materials From A Gas Stream

U.S. Patent No. 9,012,584

Organoboronate Nanoparticles And Methods Of Using The Same

U.S. Patent No. 8,445,577

Amphiphilic Multi-Arm Copolymers And Nanomaterials Derived Therefrom 

U.S. Patent No. 8,569,149

Method Of Treating A Semiconductor Device